Archiwum z Listopad 2010

Cool News: Now Your Fridge Can Run Linux

sobota, 27 Listopad 2010

CultofMac: “The range of devices running Linux grows every day. Now you can add one more to the list: Electrolux (Frigidaire) in Brazil has just announced the Infinity i-kitchen, a smart appliance running Linux”

Raiders of the lost OpenBSD

sobota, 27 Listopad 2010

Distrowatch: “A few people asked if I would do a review of the latest release of OpenBSD (version 4.8) and it is with some reluctance that I approached the task. It’s not that I have anything against OpenBSD or the developers behind the project, it’s the nature of the review.”

How to compile a Ubuntu 10.10 kernel with sched: automated per tty task groups kernel patch

sobota, 27 Listopad 2010

My Thoughts: “Lately there has been quiet some buzz about the “sched: automated per tty task groups” kernel patch. It’s supposed to dramatically improve the desktop interactivity under system strain. You can read a test at Phoronix.”

6 More of the Best Free Linux Monitoring Tools

sobota, 27 Listopad 2010

LinuxLinks: “Now, let’s explore the 6 monitoring tools. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with links to relevant resources and reviews.”

Free Software, Creative Commons much harder to emulate in material world

sobota, 27 Listopad 2010

Stop: “…the Free Software and Creative Commons movements have been able to achieve good results just because copyright exists, is more or less the same worldwide AND only cares about immaterial objects. But trying to port the same ideals and methods to manufacturing and other fields, said Wilbank, is much more problematic and may even backfire in some cases.”

6 Things to Look Forward for in Upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

piątek, 26 Listopad 2010

Tech Drive-in: “The next major Ubuntu release cycle is slowly coming alive. Ubuntu 11.04 codenamed Natty Narwhal is going to feature some of Ubuntu’s most significant changes ever. All in all, Ubuntu 11.04 is going to be *the* most important release ever as far as Canonical is concerned.”

10 Free Server Tools Your Organization Needs

piątek, 26 Listopad 2010

ServerWatch: “This list of 10 free, essential tools is an amalgam of tools for all sizes of companies and networks. The range of tools covered here are generally cross-platform (i.e., they run on multiple OSes) but all are extremely useful to the system administrator, network administrator and first-level support personnel.”

Open Source and the Federal Budget Squeeze, Part 2

piątek, 26 Listopad 2010

The marketing stars appear to be coming into alignment for the vendors of open source offerings who are targeting the U.S. government. Significant barriers to adopting open source technology at the federal level are breaking down, and tight budgets provide an opportunity for vendors to emphasize the cost savings features…

Image Processing with OpenGL and Shaders

piątek, 26 Listopad 2010

The Linux Journal has an article on computing with the GPU. "This article discusses using OpenGL shaders to perform image processing. The images are obtained from a device using the Video4Linux 2 (V4L2) interface. Using horsepower from the graphics card to do some of the image processing reduces the load…

Is it Too Late For an Open Source Challenge to Facebook?

piątek, 26 Listopad 2010

If you're like most people, you're spending a lot more time on social networks than you ever did before.